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  • 'Lal Jomin' on a countrywide tour

    Shunyan Repertory Theatre's applauded monologue Lal Jomin is based on the struggle of a woman during the liberation war in 1971 and it's aftermath.

  • Shakespeare

    Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University in association with British Council, staged theatrical production “Shakespeare Shoptok” at British Council on April 23 and 24 evening.

  • Padatik to stage 'Kaal Ratri' tomorrow

    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad will stage their new production “Kaal Ratri” at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on January 8.

  • A buzzing year in theatre

    The cultural scenario in Bangladesh, particularly theatre was vibrant in the year. With an overwhelming number of plays and festivals, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) was abuzz throughout 2015.

  • DU Annual Theatre Fest

    The 10th edition of Dhaka University Central Annual Theatre Festivalbegan at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) of the university...

  • I prepare Sabbir's favourite dishes on the weekend: Chumki

    Theatre was popular actress Farzana Chumki's stepping stone to the small screen.

  • India-Bangladesh alliance theatre festival at RU

    War criminals of the country -- who carried out atrocities during the Liberation War, should never be forgiven. If we show any sign of sympathy to them, ultimately we will show disregard to our liberation heroes, said Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor at Rajshahi University on Wednesday.

  • Aranyak stages “Raarang” at Shilpakala (video)

    Theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal stages their much-acclaimed production “Raarang” at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • A scene from Eti Potromita

    Nagarik Natyangan's theatre fest opens today

    In celebration of its 20 years of journey in the country's theatre arena, Nagarik Natyangan is hosting an eight-day theatre festival at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • Stage One presents “Suchona” at Shilpakala

    Theatre troupe Stage One Dhaka presented their acclaimed production “Suchona” at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on April 24 evening.

  • Bhola Theatre stage Hing-Ting-Chot

    Bhola Theatre, a leading theatre group of the district, staged their 16th production “Hing-Ting-Chot” in Kobi Mojammel Hoque Town Hall of Bhola on March 26.

  • Padatik Natya Sangsad

    Padatik stages “Shey” at Shilpakala

    Padatik Natya Sangsad Bangladesh staged their popular production “Shey” on March 29 evening at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Eikhane Shobkhane

    Liberation War based play staged in Jamalpur

    A Liberation War- based play, “Eikhane Shobkhane”, directed by Fahim Maleque Evan and written by Shahin Rahman was staged on March 25 and 26 at District Shilpakala Academy and Government Ashek Mahmud College auditorium in the district town.

  • World Theatre Day observed

    World Theater Day observed in Pabna

    World Theatre Day was observed with festivity in Pabna on Friday.

  • Puppet

    BSA observes World Puppet Theatre Day

    Children, taking varied coloured and shaped puppets in their hands, joined in a procession to mark World Puppet Theatre Day at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on March 21.

  • Attack on theatre workers at Shilpakala

    THE mindless assault on theatre workers at the Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday is an appalling example of a lapse in security at such an important cultural centre.

  • Se Raate Purnima Chhilo

    Aarshinagar staged “Se Raate Purnima Chhilo”

    Aarshinagar staged their acclaimed play “Se Raate Purnima Chhilo” at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday evening.

  • Shormymala on a roll

    Shormymala is a popular theatre artiste. She has been working with theatre troupe Palakar since 2006, and has acted in 10 stage plays including some critically acclaimed plays – “Nora's Daughter”, “Banglar Mati Banglar Jol”, “Mrittika Kumari” to name just a few.

  • Asaduzzaman Noor

    “Theatre fights the unjust and ugly”-- Asaduzzaman Noor

    Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, MP is a powerful actor, elocutionist and a renowned theatre and cultural personality.

  • A theatrical extravaganza begins in Dhaka

    The second edition of Dhaka International Theatre Fest began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) premises on March 12, amid much enthusiasm. International Theatre Institute (ITI), Bangladesh Centre in association with BSA is organising the fest.

  • Ctg Theatre

    Tota Kahini mesmerises Chittagong audience

    The play “Tota Kahini”, staged by kids from Sonar Tari -- a cultural platform of Chittagong city's renowned alternative educational institute Fulki, drew full house at the auditorium of Theatre Institute, Chittagong (TIC) on Thursday.

  • Deshghor'er Gaan

    Deshghor'er Gaan at Chhayanaut today

    Chhayanaut, one of the leading cultural schools of the country, is hosting “Deshghor'er Gaan” today, in loving memory of Waheedul Haq – the founder of the school – on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

  • Theatre Fest 2015

    2nd Dhaka Int'l Theatre Fest begins tomorrow

    The second Dhaka International Theatre Fest-2015, organised by International Theatre Institute, Bangladesh in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will begin from March 12 at three venues of BSA.

  • Rokto-korobi by Purbo Poshcim, Kolkata

    Prangonemor's theatre fest begins today

    A weeklong theatre festival titled “Dui Banglar Natya Melay Rabindranath O Annanyo” begins today at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The fest, organised by theatre troupe Prangonemor, will run simultaneously in two venues of BSA —National Theatre Hall and Experimental Theatre Hall -- featuring 13 theatrical productions from Bangladesh and India.

  • Chitrangada

    Swapnadal to honour Shimul Yousuf

    Theatre group Swapnadal is set to honour theatre veteran Shimul Yousuf, to mark the International Women's Day. The programme, at the Studio Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on March 8, will also see the troupe stage their play “Chitrangada”, a lyrical play version of the dance-drama written by Rabindranath Tagore.

  • Street Theatre

    Street Theatre

    Bangladesh Street Theatre Council has organised a weeklong (March 1-7) Street Theatre Festival at the Central Shaheed Minar. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor MP inaugurated the festival as chief guest on Sunday.

  • Nurul Momen

    Natyaguru Nurul Momen

    The 25th death anniversary of Nurul Momen, known as 'Natyaguru' for his pioneering roles in modernising theatre in Bangladesh, was observed on February 16. This month also marks the 70th anniversary of modern world-class drama in the country.

  • Bonnya Mirza

    “Theatre has always been very rewarding”

    Celebrated actress Bonnya Mirza has taken to the stage again, even as a new TV serial keeps her busy. In an informal chat with The Daily Star, Bonnya talks about her comeback to theatre, the TV scene in the country and opens up about herself:

  • Reetu Sattar

    The spark of love

    Reetu Sattar and Munem Wasif, artists in different field, fell in love with each other for who they are, and what their professions are. Munem is a renowned documentary photographer while Reetu is a theatre actor, director and performance artist. They are happily married for five years, and have a two –and- a -half year old child. Ahead of Valentine's Day, Reetu spoke to The Daily Star about the journey the duo took together.

  • theatre

    Fame festival ends on a high note

    Reverberating with the footsteps of theatre enthusiasts, the five-day theatre festival organised by theatre troupe Fame concluded at Chittagong District Shilpakala Academy premises on Sunday night.